HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Dr. James "Red" Duke, a trauma surgeon who attended to Texas Gov. John Connally on the day of the Kennedy assassination before going on to become a familiar television doctor, died in Houston on Tuesday at age 86.
In a statement, Dr. Richard Andrassy, surgery department chairman at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, said Duke died of natural causes at Memorial Hermann Hospital in Houston, where he was on staff.
Dr. Duke has been in the public spotlight for decades. Above is a compilation of photos of him through the years. FULL STORY
PHOTOS: Dr. Red Duke through the years
Trauma surgeon Dr. James "Red" Duke has been in the public spotlight for decades. The 86-year-old died Tuesday. (ABC Photo)